Joe Burton is the founder and CEO of Whil Concepts, Inc. (“Whil”), a digital training platform helping employees to reduce stress, increase resiliency and improve their sleep and performance. He’s an entrepreneur in scientific wellbeing, former President of Headspace and spent fifteen years as a global COO in public companies. Joe is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and regular contributor to Forbes, Business Insider and The Huffington Post. He’s worked in over 50 countries and travels the world speaking on topics including disruption, culture, employee safety and mindfulness as competitive advantage. Joe is also a certified Search Inside Yourself instructor. He discovered mindfulness as a super stressed executive after dismissing it as “definitely not for me” and it changed his life.
Mission and History
Whil’s mission is to help people live healthier, happier and more engaged lives. We were founded in 2014 to fight the global stress epidemic. We develop digital training programs to help people improve their mental wellbeing, performance, relationships and sleep. As the pace of modern living becomes more intense, Whil is helping our members develop repeatable skills to calm and focus the mind, relax the central nervous system, develop emotional intelligence and get the most out of life. And no matter what’s happening in your life, we are committed to helping you thrive with the knowledge that everything’s gonna be alright.